CUPHEA, Eternal Flame™

This compact, well-branched plant has tubular scarlet red-orange flowers which resembles a smouldering cigar. Cuphea Eternal Flame attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.  Tolerates heat, humidity and drought.  Excellent choice for beds, planters and window boxes.

Bloom TimeConstant colour all summer until first frost.
Height16 – 24 inches (41-61 cm)
Width14 – 18 inches (36-46 cm)
Companion PlantCompatible with all Tried & True varieties but looks especially good as a monoculture planter.
WateringKeep soil consistently moist.
FeedingRegularly with a high nitrogen plant food.
PlantingWell-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

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